Paramedic punched in the face while treating an injured woman in Southam

A 37-year-old man from Southam was arrested

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 5:14 pm

A paramedic was punched in the face as he tried to help an injured woman in Southam.

Emergency services were dealing with an altercation at a property in Oak Close in the early hours of this morning (Thursday) when the attack happened.

A Warwickshire Police spokesperson said: "Fortunately, the paramedic only suffered minor injuries.

A paramedic was punched in the face as he tried to help an injured woman in Southam.
A paramedic was punched in the face as he tried to help an injured woman in Southam.

"A 37-year-old man from Southam was arrested on suspicion of assaulting the woman and assaulting the paramedic. He remains in custody."

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "It's extremely upsetting to hear of yet another attack on one of our colleagues. Assaults on emergency service workers are not okay."